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Serial entrepreneur Vic Ahmed believes massive debt incurred by college students hinders their career development and future education options, ultimately depriving the country the full use of some of its brightest minds. He’s one of the driving forces behind the STEM Learning Center at Innovation Pavilion, set to debut in Centennial this fall with the aim of preparing students for the work force or to start their own companies right out of high school. By Mike Taylor

 
Do any of these scenarios sound familiar? Tim, a single executive with a social media company, was too busy in his new career to bother about an estate plan.  That’s for married folks, he’d said. Gwen, a flight attendant who is single and thinking about retiring, laughs when she hears people talk about estate planning. Who’s rich enough for an estate? Henry, who has lived with his partner Todd for years, never thought about what would happen to Todd financially after Henry’s death. All three of these singles are going on faulty assumptions about who needs to plan for their estate. By Herb White
 

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Fatigue and overtraining don’t strike just elite athletes. Recreational athletes are actually the population most vulnerable for overtraining. Many recreational athletes become “competitive” athletes with the same overtraining features as elite athletes. Elite athletes have experts to help them avoid overtraining. Recreational athletes are on their own. By the Vail Vitality Center



 
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An individual that acts as an entrepreneur within an organization: an intrapreneur. A person employed at a company who seeks to implement his/her creative ideas to advance the business. Many companies have a handful of them in house, but those in leadership positions might not recognize the traits of an intrapreneur, or know how to utilize their talents to the company’s advantage. Because intrapreneurs are always looking to do their own thing, they won’t stick around for very long if they go unnoticed or unchallenged. A perfect example: Nest. By John Basso

 
It’s been seven years since the University of Colorado Hospital moved to the Anschutz Medical Campus, leaving its location at East Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard as a prime spot for redevelopment. Time and again, developers have tried to buy the property and launch a project, but market conditions and neighborhood opposition have thwarted those efforts. Now, however, an all-star team led by Continuum Partners has the 41-acre site under contract for $30 million in a deal that’s expected to close by the end of the year. Since the University of Colorado Board of Regents selected the team in February, it’s completed its due diligence and has been refining plans for the property. By Margaret Jackson
 

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Increasingly, companies that rise to the top have been driven by something more: a greater purpose — whether it’s providing jobs, improving lives, protecting the environment, fostering stronger human connections or some alternative higher aim — and the money has followed. That much was evident from the nominations submitted for ColoradoBiz's 27th annual Top Company Awards, arguably Colorado’s most competitive and rigorously judged program of its kind. By Gigi Sukin



 
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The leader serves? The power is with the followers to determine whom they choose to follow willingly? It was a mind-flip that has stayed with me to this day. Directing people results in begrudging compliance. There is little commitment or engagement from them. Serving people leads to willing followership. I have spoken to many others about servant leadership for years, written and conducted workshops on the subject, most recently for over 100 leaders from all walks of life. Servant leadership is a powerful leadership philosophy. It is not the full and complete answer to such a complex subject, but it is a practice that may change your leadership perspectives too. By Bob Vanourek

 
I’m an inherent optimist. Example: “I heard there’s a recession; however, I have decided not to participant in it.” My dose of realism adds that I’m not advocating in both business and sales you put your head in the sand and hope you survive it. Hope is not a strategy. Acknowledge that it has been a challenge out there – so what?  Odds are, it might be a challenge for some time for some sectors of the economy. What do you do then with that reality? Is the glass half full – there are still plenty of prospects in this economy to still call on and I just need to go find them? Or is it, "No one is buying so why bother prospecting?" By Gary Harvey
 

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Colorado’s mountain resorts made the news last winter for reasons unrelated to snowfall; instead, Kaiser Health News reported that a four-county region – from Breckenridge to Vail, and from Aspen to Glenwood Springs – had the highest health-insurance costs in the country. It wasn’t a shock. Aspen and Vail have some of the highest real estate prices in the world. Why would insurance be different? By Allen Best



 
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Ecosphere Environmental Services owner and President Mike Fitzgerald talks about what made his company a Top Company winner for 2014. Read more about Ecosphere.

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Although at first it might seem desirable to create a business environment without friction, it’s a big mistake. Without friction, issues go unresolved because feathers might get ruffled, people avoid hard decisions because someone might lose, folks don’t give honest feedback, and the block of wood never becomes a piece of art. The most effective companies I’ve consulted with, the most efficient boards of directors I’ve served on and the most successful organizations I’ve led all had lots of friction. The most productive executives whom I coach know how to optimize friction, not minimize it. By Todd Ordal

 
The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is the nation’s highest recognition for organizational performance excellence.  The program was established 1987 to help jumpstart the economy and give the country a much-needed boost in recognizing those organizations that were doing well in their respective industries. Organizations applying at the national level must first participate in their state/regional performance excellence programs. Colorado’s program, in its 13th year, has evolved to include the states of Wyoming and Montana and is called the RMPEx (Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence) program.  By Triche Guenin
 

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Seven years after the former Fitzsimons Army post was redeveloped as a hub for health care, education and research, the campus is doing exactly what it was created to do: breeding companies based on research developed at the hospitals and school on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Located on one square mile at Colfax Avenue and Peoria Street in Aurora, the campus is a critical engine to Colorado’s economy with an economic impact of $2.6 billion annually. By Margaret Jackson



 
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They say that public speaking is scarier than death for most people. Standing up and putting yourself on the line is so intimidating most won't even try it. Teleprospecting can feel the same.  Picking up the phone to interrupt a total stranger's day with a proposition that you work together is completely counterintuitive for anyone who wants a comfort zone in his or her work. Worse yet is the notion that picking up the phone is "easy"—according to bosses who don't do it any more, if they ever did try cold calling at all. By Sam Dobbins

 
We’ve never really had the benefit of tapping into an idea archive in the past, so this will be unchartered territory for the world ahead. It will also be a breeding ground for sparking new epiphanies. Every new business that gets launched happens as a result of an epiphany. Similarly, every new product idea happens as a result of an epiphany. For this reason, when it comes to solving some of the world’s biggest problems, it’s in our best interest to create new epiphanies faster, better and cheaper than ever before. And libraries can become the catalysts for these liquid networks of the future. By Tom Frey
 

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Specialty food company owner Clay Meers had a hankering for hot sauce his whole life. When Meers and his wife, Tamara, were dating, she carried a bottle of hot sauce in her purse just in case. Now they’re saucy business partners at Yampa Valley Sauce Co., based out of Steamboat Springs. The Meers’ path is a scenario often duplicated, said Dawn Thilmany, professor of agricultural economics at Colorado State University. A personal passion-turned-specialty- product is a pattern that new food producers in Colorado follow more than 80 percent of the time. By Suzie Romig



 
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David Sinkey, co-founder and president of Boulder Creek Neighborhoods, talks about why his company is a 2014 Top Company winner. Read more about it. 

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Robin Williams was not alone when it comes to experiencing the dark prison of the mind that plagues thousands of people every day. Whether it is prescription-induced, situational trauma or hormonal imbalance, our mental and biological systems often walk hand and hand into health and wellness or mental and physical breakdown. There are many factors involved that produce the perfect storm called depression. As an optimistic person by nature, I was out of my realm when the dark giant of depression stepped in on the scene; I tried everything from medication to natural remedies for relief. By Lauren Miller

 
The trusty travel guide – the paper variety – is at a crossroads. Take the case of Google buying Frommer’s Travel Guides in 2012. The search giant immediately quashed the model of regularly updated paper books, but within a year sold off the longstanding brand back to its namesake founder, Arthur Frommer, who started writing travel guides in the 1950s. Where dead-tree guidebooks are waning, mobile travel apps are proliferating. The question is, can they improve on the printed page? By Eric Peterson
 

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Unlike our not-so-distant-past, the world’s most important information is no longer solely in books. Whenever a great idea forms in our head, we look for a place to put it. Is it something useful, that we can turn into a product, add to a document, tell to our friends, include in a presentation, or attach with magnets to the front of our refrigerator? Ideas, much like parasites, need a host. If we don’t manage to gaff them before we slip into our next stream of consciousness, they will be forever lost. Without a host, these squirming little idea-fish will have a very limited shelf life. By Tom Frey



 
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Do you talk too much? I do – it’s one of my weaknesses. I often try to make my point by giving examples and telling stories. I’m not afraid to be wrong so often I’ll toss out and idea and talk through it. I don’t go so far as to “think out loud” like some people I work with, but I regularly find myself talking too much and have to consciously ratchet it back to listen. There’s an old Irish proverb “God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we ought to listen twice as much as we speak” that is useful to consider in the context of being a mentor. My friend Matt Blumberg reminds me of this regularly and any great salesman knows that the ability to listen is a very powerful sales tool. By Brad Feld

 
Four Winds Interactive is known for its digital signs that help meeting-goers make their way around hotels, but CEO David Levin says the company does much more. “For our digital signage product there are thousands of different uses,” he says. In fact, hospitality is only one third of FWi’s business. The company also provides digital signs and software in 700 colleges for student communication networks, 20 hospitals for patients and visitors, and flight information for American Airlines in 10 major airports. By Nora Caley
 

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From corner to corner of Colorado, the collective startup swagger is evident. Businesses are materializing with support from meet-ups, pitch competitions, incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces and other startup forums. In particular, four Front Range cities with a unified vision of expanding entrepreneurship have developed separate but complementary startup-centric weeklong events, complete with networking, information dumps and celebrations for bold businesspeople to learn, share and get inspired.  By Gigi Sukin



 
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Many times, there is a big gap between knowledge and translating that knowledge into action. This is the much written about topic of the knowing-doing gap. People resolve to change their behaviors. Quite often, little or no action is taken. They revert to their old patterns. They know what they need to do but don’t do it. It is like losing weight. Everyone on the planet knows how to lose weight. Just eat less and move more. But few actually succeed because knowing how to eat and exercise right is much harder than taking consistent action to eat and exercise right. When knowing and doing are combined, the results are powerful. By Liz Wendling

 
Founded in 1982, Durango-based Ecosphere Environmental Services specializes in environmental compliance and permitting, natural resources consulting, public outreach and participation, and environmental planning and monitoring. Ecosphere provides professional environmental consulting solutions and expert regulatory guidance to a variety of clients across the Four Corners region, and in the last five years has extended its client base across the western U.S. By Mike Dano
 

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Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to drive the 2014 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Sport, a test drive that I had anticipated with much enthusiasm. I was completely disappointed, mostly because of cheap interior and excessive road noise. Recently, I had the opportunity to drive the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid and again I was enthusiastic.  I spent the test-drive week very impressed (with a couple reservations), and then upon further examination, I got confused. By Jeff Rundles



 
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Ecosphere President Mike Fitzgerald talks about what made his company a Top Company for 2014. Read more about Ecosphere. 

Erin Bird of the Denver Botanic Gardens, provides exciting information about the Gardens’ blockbuster Chihuly exhibition and fall and holiday events.



 
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What so many business owners in Denver don’t realize about DIY website design tools is that they can go beyond convenience and actually empower a small company. By controlling a site yourself, you also have final say on a company’s branding – you get to be as quirky or vanilla as you want to be, without having to deal with misguided advice from someone who doesn’t know your business nearly as well. Taking the reins and building our own site has allowed us to focus more resources on things like building staff, planning events and staying connected with our neighbors, both in the city and within our small business community. By Rachel Hoffman

 
Is our system for creating new jobs a “self-organizing complex system?” Will our exponential systems compensate for declining birthrates? Will our growing levels of awareness compensate for our growing levels of fragility? Will the “power of one” compensate for our overprotected “Nerf Generation?” In many cases yes, but not always. Are people spotting and responding to the opportunities in ways where the future will somehow take care of itself? Or do we need to send something similar to the “Triple Revolution” letter to the U.S. president warning him/her of the trials ahead? By Tom Frey
 

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There is something like $1.2 trillion – yes, with a “T” – in outstanding student loan debt in this country, and the number is rising precipitously. At the same time the cost of college has risen astronomically over the last 30 years, outpacing the overall inflation rate and even another astronomically inflated sector, medical costs. Also in that time, the number of people attending college has risen quickly – up nearly 140 percent in 40 years. By Jeff Rundles



 
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Just try reading about this year’s 25 Most Influential Young Professionals without a little envy and a lot of astonishment. Really, how did they come so far so fast? Take Rachel Scott: She’s marketing director for Quick Left, but she’s also a musician and elite athlete who founded the Colorado Women’s Cycling Project, the largest women’s cycling team in the nation and possibly the world. Paths to success haven’t always been paved or leisurely for these young professionals: Scott was the first in her family to graduate high school, let alone college. By Lisa Ryckman

 
"The beauty of Eating Recovery Center is that it’s a consummate example of doing good and doing well,” said Dr. Kenneth Weiner, co-founder and CEO of the Denver-based medical operation. By year’s end the company will operate 12 centers in four states, including five in Colorado. The company, founded in 2007, now employs around 600 workers, half in Colorado. “So we get to take care of people with serious eating disorders, save lives – and if we do it better than anyone else in the country, it’s a very successful business." By Mike Dano
 

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Even though the 1964 warning of a Triple Revolution registered little more than a tiny blip on the radar screen of history, computers have dramatically changed the jobs landscape as well as the skills required to perform those jobs. Today we are seeing many voice similar concerns about technological unemployment, where computers, robots, and machines are automating our jobs out of existence. In fact, some have gone so far as to call this the “robot jobs Armageddon.” So is this time truly different? By Tom Frey



 
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Dr. Kenneth Weiner, CEO of Eating Recovery Center, talks about what made his company a 2014 Top Company winner. Read more about Eating Recovery Center.
 

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One of Peyton Manning’s great strengths is that he is very coachable. Why does Manning, one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play football, need a coach? Because like all professional and college athletes as well as entrepreneurs, executives and salespeople, coaching makes him better. A coach’s job is to challenge, stretch, support, hold accountable, reward and celebrate those they coach. Manning actually has three coaches: a head coach; an offensive coach; and a quarterbacks coach. From all accounts, he and Adam Gase, who is currently the offensive coordinator and was previously the quarterbacks’ coach have a great coaching relationship. By TC North

 
If you want to understand how an accelerator program works from the inside or are considering applying to an accelerator, this is the book for you. Luke Deering interviewed 150 entrepreneurs who have been through a variety of accelerator programs to get their insights. He originally did this as a Kickstarter campaign which I supported and wrote the foreword for. When I saw the Kickstarter version, I asked if we could add to it, edit it and publish it via FG Press. It’s out, and it has feedback from entrepreneurs who have gone through accelerators all over the world. By Brad Feld
 

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I first went to Honduras in 1999. There I met Tony Stone, an American who grew up in Honduras. He had quit his engineering job in the U.S. and gone back to start a micro-credit organization in Honduras, The Adelante Foundation. It lends money (the first loan is $50 to $100 U.S.) to the very poor. It helps start businesses and ideally, they make profits and repay the loan over time, which Adelante then redistributes to other borrowers.Since then, my wife and I have been going to Honduras for 15 years. By Pat Wiesner



 
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Although Coloradans wear “hiking a fourteener’ like a badge of honor, it is in fact not a requirement to maintaining residency. What kept me scrambling up jagged rocks to the 14,368-foot summit was the fact that it was my idea. This got me thinking about work. You know when the boss assigns you a project but never lays out the “WIIFM”?   You complete the task silently wondering: Why are we doing this?  How does this benefit our company?  How will my contribution to this project actually move the needle?  And finally Whose idea was this anyway?! By Laura Cook Newman

 
Cyber incursions often pursue client information held by a partner company as a way to take business and undercut client confidence in a partner company holding the information. Cyber criminals can pretend to be a trusted source at the partner company and gather more information. Law firms are examples of businesses that hold a large amount of important client data. It's a good lesson to extend system security to cover client information and also to make certain other companies protect your data with equal vigilance. All of these cyber threats can be damaging, and some can result in cyber ransom, which has been on the rise. By Charles Tendell
 

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Eric Wallace’s love of craft beer began while living in Germany, where his father was in the Air Force. After graduating from the Air Force Academy himself and being stationed in Northern Italy and Turkey, Wallace settled in Colorado, where in 1993 he co-founded Left Hand Brewing Co. Starting as a home brewery in a condo in Niwot, it has become the 38th largest craft brewery by volume in the nation. By Lynn Bronikowski



 
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In 1984, the Supreme Court ruled that taping television shows at home on VCRs does not violate copyright law, Ma Bell broke up, the USSR boycotted the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, and Detroit took home its most recent World Series win. Another 1984 monumental moment was, for us, opening the first Anthony’s Pizza & Pasta. Thirty years is a reason for both great celebration and reflection. When we look back at our early years, we realize that we are indebted to many. We also realize that there is no substitute for experience. By Tim Dodge

 
In today’s market, organizations of all sizes are finding that outsourcing various aspects of their business can be a valuable and cost-effective strategy. The outsourcing of accounting functions in particular can be a good strategy to cut costs, maximize profitability and accurately budget and staff your business. Outsourced accounting solutions are almost always unique to each organization and must be tailored with the organization’s success in mind. The functions that can be outsourced are critical for any business operations, but they are good candidates for outsourcing because it isn’t always cost-effective to have experts on staff who can manage each of these areas. By Greg Osborn
 

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Cloud Elements cuts the time required to integrate cloud-based apps with a suite of “elements” ranging from Salesforce and Sendgrid, to Dropbox and Zendesk. “We connect apps to the cloud, both mobile and SaaS, at a fraction of the cost and time,” says Geene. “Our special sauce is you write to a single API.”The company helps developers integrate more than 20 cloud-based services, and he expects that number to roughly double by year’s end. By Eric Peterson



 
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Many would argue that our visionary leaders have gone missing, leaving us with bosses and bottom line managers at the helm of our organizations. If it’s true that great leaders are not born but made, how do we go about making them to fill this gap? Warren Bennis said, “The process of becoming a leader is similar, if not identical, to becoming a fully integrated human being.” Both are “grounded in self-discovery.” I’m not sure that any of us can achieve “fully integrated human being” status, but certainly those who spend a lifetime working towards it make better leaders. What defines a great leader? By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

 
Boulder Creek Neighborhoods kept its focus this year, and that helped the home builder double revenues and add staff. That focus was on building what it calls “lock and leave” homes, for the demographic of active adult empty nesters. That’s a growing audience for the Louisville-based company. Baby boomers, famously, do not want what their parents did. While “silent generation” homeowners wanted to live their final years in their large, memory-filled houses, the 60-somethings of today are ready to exit their houses, not to mention their lawns. By Nora Caley
 

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As I told a businessman who said he only had time to pay attention to one statistic, the single most important piece of economic data is the employment figure. The United States economy added 288,000 jobs in June, the fifth consecutive month of gains exceeding 200,000. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent, continuing a decline that began in November 2009.  Clearly the economy is improving on the job front. But, is there more to the story? By Tucker Hart Adams



 
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Make no mistake, the basis for business is to make money. That hasn’t changed since the dawn of capitalism. But increasingly, companies that rise to the top have been driven by something more: a greater purpose — whether it’s providing jobs, improving lives, protecting the environment, fostering stronger human connections or some alternative higher aim — and the money has followed. That much was evident from the nominations submitted for ColoradoBiz magazine’s 27th annual Top Company Awards, the most competitive and rigorous program of its kind. By Gigi Sukin

 
To protect your business from potential fraud, there are many aspects of internal controls to consider, including how you manage cash receipts, checks, electronic transfers, and invoices. Your bank or financial institution can help, and there are some strategies that should be considered by you as a business owner and your senior executives. What you say about these controls, and the actions you take, will help to develop and emphasize a company culture that values ethical financial management. Here are additional details to help you review and strengthen internal controls. By Rodney Rice
 

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Once upon a time, the ability to tell a good story was merely a handy skill for entertaining friends, clients and coworkers.  Now experts are recognizing that storytelling is also a powerful sales tool for differentiating yourself from your competition and driving home your value proposition in a compelling and memorable way. Showing your message, solution or results in action and letting your prospect reach the desired conclusion will often have much greater lasting power than hitting them over the head with a list of facts. By Julie Hansen



 
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Cyber Monday -- the Monday after Thanksgiving -- is arguably the biggest sales day of the year for many eCommerce sites. The last thing a businesses owner wants is for their site to crash during Cyber Monday, costing them potential revenue. Despite Cyber Monday still being months away, eCommerce sites should start preparations now to ensure their website visitors don’t get frustrated due to slow wait times or an unavailable site. When evaluating your site’s key performance data, there are three metrics that are of particular value for eCommerce sites. By Celesta Howe

 
Not many companies can boast the growth Boulder B-Cycle has shown since starting in 2011. Marketing communications manager Kevin Bell says the system originated with 12 stations and will be up to 38 this year. B-Cycle digitally tracks its members and 150 bikes. About half of users are annual members, Bell says, while the others are primarily tourists or casual users. “One of our expansions will focus on transit hubs,” Bell says, explaining that the organization is financed from user fees, sponsorships and grants. Putting bikes in residential areas encourages people to pick up a bike and ride to hubs. By Maria Martin & Nora Caley
 

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So let’s say there is a skills gap in your company. If budgets allow, your first inclination might be to hire someone from outside the company to close that gap. After all, there are some people who know how to look great on paper, and a stunning resume can make any company leader salivate over the potential of hiring a “rock star” employee. While that philosophy works in certain situations, new research suggests promoting an in-house employee may actually perform better than hiring an external candidate. By Derek Murphy



 
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Countless hours and thousands of dollars are spent on developing strategies and presentations to entice, influence, inspire, motivate or convince a potential customer to say “yes.” These days a sales call or sales meeting is too expensive to waste. With competition increasing at an accelerating rate, salespeople on the front lines need new methods for connecting and selling. They need to know and understand why people really buy. This old and true statement from Zig Ziglar sums it up. “Customers buy for their reasons, not yours.” Great salespeople know they need to make a connection No connection, no sale! By Liz Wendling

 
Dry Dock says its recipes and high-quality products set the brand apart in the fiercely competitive Colorado craft scene, with a number of unique recipes, including its Apricot Blonde, made with real apricot puree and Vanilla Porter, which uses whole vanilla beans. One year after the brewery opened its doors, Dry Dock won a gold medal at the World Beer Cup, a prestigious international beer festival. Last year the brewery quadrupled its production numbers, jumping from 3,273 barrels in 2012 to 12,000 in 2013. The increase followed the establishment of a 30,000-square-foot production facility, North Dock. By Gigi Sukin
 

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Now is the time to begin developing a strategy for implementation of the EMV standard. Figure out how much it's going to cost, how long it will take, and plan accordingly. In some cases, fraud prevention alone may deliver an acceptable return on investment. Some industry experts believe that card fraud at the point of sale may increase in the near term at merchants that do not have the upgraded POS infrastructure. Criminals may head to the merchants that lag behind as EMV is incorporated into the mainstream. By Jeffrey Levelthal



 
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Rumination flows from an unsatisfied state of being and is often fueled by our self -judgments due to unmet goals or perceived failures in life. Remember, failure is simply a label we place on undesirable outcomes. Ruminating is something we do in our mind over past negative events that evoke undesirable feelings and emotions. Cows ruminate. They can spend up to eight hours each day chewing on their cud. So my question to you is simple: How many hours a day do you spend chewing on your cud? What percentage of your focused attention is spent on past events and possible causes and consequences, occupying precious mind space you could be using to tune into creative solutions? By Lauren Miller

 
A key moment for Connect First occurred in its infancy, when founder Richard Manulkin recruited standout software developer Geoff Mina. Mina’s recruitment proved pivotal, as his ability to solve highly technical problems coupled with his innovation and vision has driven Connect First to its present standing. Mina has since transitioned to the role of CEO. In 2011, Mina brought on Dan Candee as COO. When Candee arrived, he was one of five employees; last year Connect First hired the company’s 35th employee. By Mike Taylor
 

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I recently drove the 2014 Jetta SE and, frankly, was disappointed that it was pretty much the same as the Jetta I drove last year, the year before and the year before that. The Jetta, first introduced in 1979, is now in its 6th generation, but in reality very little has changed since the 5th generation went on sale in 2005. That's nine models years, which is too many not to have a major overhaul, particularly with sales falling. So then I get this very sporty-looking 2014 CC R-Line and right from the start I have only one comment: “Why?" By Jeff Rundles



 
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Have you ever climbed a mountain? There's nothing better than standing on top of the world with a 360-degree majestic view. From here, you can see forever, and this is one of the real rewards. Of course, there are many other rewards, including getting physically and mentally stronger from challenging yourself, receiving positive feedback in knowing you can accomplish a big goal, gaining confidence in your abilities, spending time with friends, learning to make good decisions along the way and enjoying the journey. Everyone has a mountain to climb in life. By Theresa Szczurek

 
Financial reporting is now simpler and easier to use in two significant areas. I realize you’re not used to hearing that from your accountant or auditor. That’s understandable, as it seems that each effort during the past several years to make financial reporting simpler in practice actually made it more complex and expensive. Companies have complained for years about having to mark to market assets and record differences in values on the income statement. In addition, consolidation rules have expanded to encompass more entities and the whole international standards adoption movement has been confusing and largely unsuccessful. But here are two little-known guidance changes by the Financial Accounting Standards Board you'll like. By Jim Brendel
 

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Kelly Perkins came up with the name for her company with her sister in 1993. Today, sans sister- partnership and happily married, the moniker still stuck. “Married Sisters doesn’t sound as good as Spinster Sisters,” laughed Perkins. While she’s been making soap since the early ‘90s, she didn’t start selling it at Front Range markets until 2010 and didn’t quit her day-job as a business analyst until 2012. By Eric Peterson



 
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With the nation in recovery, investment in resources is growing. We see new commercial construction underway, roads and highways under repair, and consumer spending on the uptick. With all this new growth, companies are starting to loosen the stronghold on hiring freezes initiated when our economy was plummeting. Yes, as hiring managers and recruiters across the country seek to find talent, a highly untapped and ready workforce awaits employment. By Lida Citroën

 
Longtime oil-industry executive Peter Mueller saw incinerating flash gas as a waste of valuable hydrocarbon resources, so he financially assisted his son Hans Mueller, a Colorado School of Mines graduate, to develop a better technology that would eliminate resource waste and improve emission control at well sites. Hans developed the ERS unit, an innovative method to capture flash gas. Noble Energy was the first customer. After a successful demo, Noble contracted for 20 ERS units. EcoVapor Recovery Systems was off and running. By Mike Taylor
 

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Earlier this season, I had a patient present to the office with a primary complaint of neck pain. It was a pretty acute problem and had been getting worse. He finally decided he needed to do something about it. Through the history and evaluation process, I found that in addition to his neck trouble, he suffered daily from low back pain, which had been constant for years. Once he walked me through his exercise routine, which involved mostly flexion (bending forward) exercises, I could see why his lower back trouble never went away. By Mark Pitcher



 
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Expert insights into the necessity of having employees who are proactively involved with your brand to make the most of social media.